Guidance on The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

The aim of this guidance is to enable the University to comply with the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992.

The University is required to ensure that every workplace (including a modification, extension or conversion) complies with the requirements of regulations.

The regulations address standards for maintenance, ventilation, temperature, lighting, cleanliness, space, workstations, floors, windows, traffic, doors, sanitation, washing facilities, drinking water supplies, clothing and rest facilities. The requirements for compliance are given in summary form.

Duties and Responsibilities

Director of Facilities   to be aware of the requirements of these regulations when designing new workplaces or when modifying, extending or converting an existing workplace
     
Heads of Department   to ensure that the requirements of the regulations are met in workplaces and brought to the attention of Facilities when planning a new workplace or modifying, extending or converting an existing workplace.
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